Korean designers at London Fashion Week and Int’l Fashion Showcase

Once again there was strong Korean representation at London Fashion Week. As at previous events, Eudon Choi and Jackie JS Lee had catwalk shows, and this time they were joined by Korean-Canadian Edeline Lee. All three were represented in the Designer Showrooms, along with J.Won, Moon Lee Artwear, shoe designer Kim Kwang and the Korean-New […]

Style Sharing and the AW15 collections at London Fashion Week

Once again the Korean Cultural Centre participated fully in London Fashion Week with a contribution to the International Fashion Showcase. The exhibition, entitled Style Sharing and curated by Tory Turk, focused on Korean designers with London training. To complement the displays, British filmmaker Eoin Glaister was asked to produce short videos inspired by the work […]

Style Sharing – International Fashion Showcase at the KCC

The KCCUK maintains its recent form of linking up with London Fashion Week (20-24 February 2015). As in previous years, its first new show of the year features Korean fashion designers in London: Style Sharing International Fashion Showcase 16 Feb, 2015 – 4 April, 2015 Preview: 18.30~20.30, 16 Feb, 2015 RSVP: info@kccuk.org.uk The Exhibition explores […]

Exhibition visit: K-Fashion Odyssey at the KCC

The K-Fashion Odyssey now in its last week marks a return by the KCC to London Fashion Week’s International Fashion Showcase event. Their participation in 2012 – A New Space Around the Body (LKL review here) – won the British Council’s and British Fashion Council’s Emerging Talent Award. This year’s participation, which has just as […]

London Fashion Week: the AW14 catwalk shows

Two Korean fashion designers displayed their Autumn / Winter 2014 looks on the London Fashion Week catwalk on Valentine’s day. And despite their very different inspirations, there were interesting parallels in terms of colour palette and fabric, and even some design features. Looking at the common factors between the two collections, high, roll-neck or sculpted […]

Hyein Seo wins Best Designer

Congratulations to Hyein Seo, whose work is currently showing in the K-Fashion Odyssey exhibition at the KCC. She has won the British Council and British Fashion Council’s International Fashion Showcase Emerging Talent Award 2014 for Best Designer. Sources: KCCUK | British Fashion Council

K-Fashion talk at the KCC, Friday 14 Feb

As part of the KCC’s participation in London Fashion Week events, four of the designers exhibiting in the K-Fashion Odyssey are doing a talk at 4pm this Friday. As usual, pre-registration is required. K-Fashion Odyssey: Artist Talk Party The Korean Cultural Centre UK cordially invites you to the Artist Talk Party of K-Fashion Odyssey. Friday […]

Korean Designers at London Fashion Week 2014

The first scheduled event of London Fashion Week this year is a catwalk show featuring the Autumn / Winter 2014 collection of Jackie Lee (J. JS Lee), at 9am on 14 February. DESIGNER NAME: Jackie Lee BACKGROUND: Born in Seoul, Korea, Lee spent five years working as a Senior Pattern Cutter in Seoul and two […]

K-Fashion Odyssey at the KCC starts on 4 Feb

With Eudon Choi and J. JS Lee both showing on the first day of London Fashion Week, it’s a sign that the Koreans are definitely arriving. And coinciding with the week, the KCC’s first new exhibition of 2014 celebrates contemporary Korean fashion, featuring the designers Chloe Kim, Gigi Jeehyun Jung, Hyein Seo, Narae Park and […]

Choi Eudon featured in London Fashion Week

It’s nice to see Choi Eudon featured in London Fashion Week’s Daily newspaper (16 February issue), with his Doctor Zhivago inspired Autumn / Winter 2013 collection. Choi’s star has been rising since he showed some of his designs at the KCC’s Crossfields show in 2009, with Lady Gaga reported to be among his fans. There’s […]